by - Wednesday, September 15, 2010

adjust your monitor brightness and contrast to see all gray scale levels for better view   [Nil Manel /blue water lily /Nymphaea stellata - National flower of Sri Lanka]

   It’s going to be a fine morning!

You May Also Like


  1. Lovely! I like the fact that it's not fully open. That makes it different from all the rest of the photos of this flower I have seen. Cheers.

  2. one can almost smell the freshness...agree with Sachira.

  3. Lovely macro work. I really like the purple here :) Looking forward for more.


  4. hope you day was as fresh as this flower!

  5. what a stunning picture. Your national flower is beautiful. Until now, I only knew yellow, white and pink water lilies...

  6. Thank you all for your wonderful comments.

    Glad you like it mate.


    Yes, it gave me a great start for the day.

    Glad you like it. But I would love to get bit more sharp details of it.

    Wish you the same :D

    Yep, it’s a beautiful flower and even we used to have a pond in our home garden with full of blue water lilies. Glad that I was able to show you something new =D

  7. That purple has a neon-light feel to it. Beautiful capture.